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The mission of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RESTORE Science Program is to carry out research, observation, and monitoring to support the long-term sustainability of the ecosystem, fish stocks, fish habitat, and the recreational, commercial, and charter-fishing industry in the Gulf of Mexico. Learn more about our long-term priorities.

Join us at the 2022 Coastal & Estuarine Summit in New Orleans from Dec. 4-8!

The Science Program will host a session on Wednesday, Dec. 7 that showcases insights from teams of scientists and resource managers engaged in the scoping and design stages of collaborative science research. This will be a highly interactive discussion, and we hope you will join us and share your insights as well.

Gulf Ecosystem Initiative

The Gulf Ecosystem Initiative’s 2023 Call for Proposals asks project teams to propose synthesis research that is transdisciplinary and cross-sectoral and, through collaboration and innovation, seeks to tackle pressing scientific and societal challenges focused around three themes in the Gulf of Mexico: fisheries, climate change, and the ecological impact of management actions. Proposals are due Jan. 31.

Project Explorer

Learn more about our funded projects in the Gulf of Mexico with our Project Explorer. Each project page includes details such as the project team, scope of work, and expected outcome of the project.

Interested in research and funding opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico?

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